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says the nra has it all wrong. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us for this special late edition of ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 i'm jane katsuyama in for heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. a series of powerful storms slams the bay area. we're on storm watch with team coverage and we begin with ken pritchett with how wind affected people's plans today. >> reporter: ken, about half an hour ago it was a foggy drive over the bay bridge. right now it's as clear as it can be and that is how quickly things have changed. earlier this afternoon wind advisories for bay area bridges and the windiest we found was this morning in pacifica. with winds this strong, and waves this high, there was little doubt that the pacifica pier would be closed. >> i think the mayan apocalypse is running a few days late. >> reporter: we're told that the waves crashed he over the pier. >> it's so windy. >> elsewhere this storm led to localized flooding in scattered parts of the bay area. despite the mess, the co
our commute, coming up at noon. . >>> this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> they are concerned about a levee at a bay area creek. the bay area is getting a one day break from the rains this christmas eve and we are looking at flood fears and power problems, and as we look live out over the bay it is pretty outside but there are left over issues related to the storms. we begin with developing news, a water-main break is causing some headaches in marin county. alex savage has the latest details on whether it is causing any traffic problems, good afternoon alex. >> reporter: the water has been shut off where that water-main broke. this was a 12-inch line which burst this morning and the pressure from underground pushed up the roadway and they tell me for a time there was a threat of a sinkhole. the broken main sent water rushing down bell lane. it happened at 9:30 a.m. in an unincorporated valley known as cam valley. police urged people to move their cars off the street with the concern being the roadway may cave in. i spoke with them and they said all of that rushing water was do
through san francisco international airport. >>> flooding continues and we will have more on ktvu channel 2 morning news starting right now. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this monday morning, christmas eve, december 24th, i am pam cook. >> and i am brian flores in for dave clark. where is rosemary orozco? >> yes, we do continue with a flood watch for parts of sonoma county and the flood will rise another foot before it crests. it is around sonoma county and in the area of boeheim highway and we'll see minor flooding which will be taking place and i will show you what you can expect for christmas eve coming up, here is tara moriarty. >>> some flooding near the sonoma raceway, just be aware it is causing some delays. san francisco you can see traffic on the right as you make your way towards fso and traffic is flowing well into san francisco, let's head back to the desk. >>> police are searching for a missing man. police say he may be in a creek in fairfax. here is alex savage who will report on what happened just moments before the m
unit came home from iraq. and ktvu's rita williams was there when they arrived at moffet field in mountain view. >> reporter: the plane that landed at moffet field could not contain them any longer. >> welcome. >> welcome home. >> reporter: enthusiastic soldiers came spilling out some making it clear what joys of home they had missed. >> thanks baby, i'm back. >> reporter: but what these members of the california national guard returning after 10 months in iraq wanted most was waiting at the national guard armory in san mateo. >> she was sitting up when i left and now she's walking and running around and talking. >> reporter: these 60 soldiers are part of the 297 medical company. >> it's stressful out there. people dealing with rockets, bombs, issues at home. >> i'm a medic so i have to work in the hospital. i drove the ambulance around and got to help people. >> reporter: after a brief taste of what's to come they had one more separation from their families. >> the only thing between -- i'm the only thing between you and your family so we're going to give you the shortest brie
on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete bay area coverage starts right now. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this monday morning december 24th, i am pam cook. >> happy christmas eve, let's get a quick look at traffic and weather, rosemary is in for steve. >> good morning, and to those of you out there, what are you doing up so early, we do have a dry day in store this morning, a cooler start and a little bit of patchy fog to contend with and still this, areas of sonoma county, we continue to watch the rushing river and it continues to rise and is not expected to flood but it will be near monitor stage. so we are watching this and i will have more on this coming up and i will have a look at your temperatures coming up as well. good morning, rosemary orozco back to tara moriarty. >> right behalf hospital curve, that is near the caesar chavez so be aware of it and we are flowing nicely into san francisco at this hour. let's go back to the desk. >>> a west and rescue operation is underway and police say it all started when they pulled over a suspected drunk driver right near co
're live in green brain -- greenbrae this morning, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> rising creek waters flooded roadways an temporarily closed highway 101. it happened on the peninsula in a creek that overflowed its banks. janine de la vega is live at the creek to show us some of the damage. >> reporter: well, we're right here on the border of palo alto and east palo alto. this is highway 101 and the creek flows right underneath it and the water was so high last night that it was flashing up over and onto the freeway. this is video of that same area of what it looked like last night. water was flooding on 101, north of the embarcadero. the highway patrol was helping motorists with traffic breaks. the creek crested at university avenue and woodland. the water spilled over and into the entrance of the four seasons hotel. fire officials say even though there was not massive damage, they remain worried about the creek. >> we need to work on these holes in this levy. can't leave it like this especially since we're early in the winter and this is the second significan
there are running smoothly. we have a link on ktvu.com to track your flight just look under hot topics. >>> the storm today caused power line problems across the bay area tonight. thousands of people are still without electricity. according to pg & e more than 2,000 people are out of power in the north bay. 3,300 in the south bay. 390 on the peninsula and 340 in the east bay. >>> the rainy weather may have played a role in a number of accidents in the bay area. a crash in emeryville slowed traffic to a crawl. the accident happened right before the mcarthur maze. >>> four vehicles were involved in this crash. the road were wet at the time but the highway patrol has not said what exactly caused that pile up. >>> another multi car accident this one in oakland sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries. it happened just before 5:00 a.m. on northbound 880 near the 11th street exit. that accident involved a total of nine vehicles. >>> an officer is recovering after a driver slammed into his patrol car. the driver was responding to an accident in san leandro. the drivers that you see
more information for you on ktvu.com. >>> it's a painful debilitating medical condition. it seems to be inflicting more and more young people. >> reporter: 24-year-old nursing student told us it started as a painful wrist patch. >> when i got shingles, i was out of work for 2 weeks. >> reporter: pain spread to several spots. she blamed stress. >> i was unaware i was stressed. to me, i thought i i was busy. >> reporter: 25-year-old brian got shingles. former cardinals angel tony larussa forced him to retire. >> the pain can go on usually for a couple or 3 weeks and on occasion can be permanent. >> reporter: david wits says shingles was once thought a problem for the elderly. study show 75% of us have the chickenpox virus. when around kids with chickenpox, adults get sort of immune boost and rarely get shingles. >> doctors say this vaccine can cut your chance of shingles in half. you can think of it like a chickenpox booster. >> give it when you're old enough to protect you when you're 80 and young enough to have the low risk of shingles. >> reporter: just a bigger dose, the
seems to be at least back to normal as well, janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> many people are getting a white christmas, they are trying to help keep the roads clear over the holiday break. [ technical difficulties, stand by ] >> we will all get home and we will have these awesome memories. >>> good attitude. more snow is expected in the sierra but if he need but if but if you need to, you can do so. >>> stores are more likely to be busy today. across the country we have a tiny percentage which they admit they may have to find someplace to wrap up their holiday week ken's. >>> the church is serving special christmas eve lunches. it starts in about two hours and prime rib is on the list today. more than 1,000 people are expected for both breakfast and lunch. >>> and for the curbside donation drive, they are collecting 500 hams to feed 400,000 people tomorrow. they are starting at 9:00 a.m. on golden gate avenue. >>> i can't imagine the work traffic too heavy but maybe the mall traffic, how is it looking out there. >> they are staying open 24 hours. i do want to poin
to wrap up their holiday gifts. it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joinin
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